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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA


Atascadero City Hall Annex
6907 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93423
February 23rd ,2010

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Community Redevelopment Agency Special Meeting

CLOSED SESSION: 5:00 P.M. (City Council Closed Session to immediately follow)

2. CALL TO ORDER

a. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation
(Govt. Code Sec. 54956.9 (c))
Initiation of Litigation - One Potential Case


3. ADJOURN

CLOSED SESSION REPORT

 REGULAR SESSION: 6:00 P.M.

 Roll Call

Chairperson Kelley
Vice Chairperson Clay
Board Member Béraud
Board Member Fonzi
Board Member O’Malley


 APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
 
 Motion and Vote
 
Roll Call

 COMMUNITY FORUM:
(This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wanting to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda and over which the Board has jurisdiction. Speakers are limited to three minutes. Please state your name and address for the record before making your presentation. The Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. A maximum of 30 minutes will be allowed for Community Forum, unless changed by the Board.)

A.  CONSENT CALENDAR:
 Motion and Vote

(All items on the consent calendar are considered to be routine and non-controversial by City staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the Agency Board or public wishes to comment or ask questions. If comment or discussion is desired by anyone, the item will be removed from the consent calendar and will be considered in the listed sequence with an opportunity for any member of the public to address the Agency Board concerning the item before action is taken. DRAFT MINUTES: Agency meeting draft minutes are listed on the Consent Calendar for approval of the minutes. Should anyone wish to request an amendment to draft minutes, the item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and their suggestion will be considered by the Agency Board. If anyone desires to express their opinion concerning issues included in draft minutes, they should share their opinion during the Community Forum portion of this meeting.)

1. Community Redevelopment Agency Draft Special Meeting Minutes – January 12, 2010
  • Board Secretary Recommendation: Board approve the Community Redevelopment Agency minutes of January 12, 2010. [Board Secretary]


2. Lease Agreement with City of Atascadero
  • Fiscal Impact: The City of Atascadero will tender $31,133.00 each month of the Agreement for a total of $1,058,522.00 over the term of the Lease.
  • Recommendation: Board authorize Chairperson to execute the renewed Lease Agreement between the Atascadero Community Redevelopment Agency and the City of Atascadero. [Executive Director]


B.  PUBLIC HEARINGS: None.


C. MANAGEMENT REPORTS:


1.  National Historic Register Building - Atascadero Printery Building Update - Mothballing Requirements and Bidding Process
 Motion and  Vote
  • Fiscal Impact: Up to $50,000, depending upon Board’s action.
  • Recommendations: Agency Board:
    1. Determine if the Agency continues to support the use of Redevelopment Funds for the mothballing of the Historic Atascadero Printery Building; and,
    2. If the Board is prepared to proceed with mothballing, direct staff to advertise for bids for the mothballing of the Historic Atascadero Printery Building based on Unique Perspectives 12/31/09 mothballing requirements; and return the bids for Agency authorization to proceed. [Community Development]


2.  Fiscal Year 2008-2009 Audit
 Motion and Vote
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendation: Board review and accept the financial audit for the period ended June 30, 2009. [Executive Director]
 BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REPORTS:
(On their own initiative, the Board Members may make a brief announcement or a brief report on their own activities. Board Members may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda. The Board may take action on items listed on the Agenda.)

D. ADJOURNMENT TO CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 City Council

CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION: 5:00 P.M. (follows RDA Closed Session)

1. PUBLIC COMMENT – CLOSED SESSION

2. CALL TO ORDER

a. Conference with Labor Negotiators(Govt. Code Sec. 54957.6)
Agency designated representatives: Wade McKinney, City Manager
Employee Organizations: Atascadero Firefighters Bargaining Unit; Atascadero Police Association; Service Employees International Union, Local 620; Mid-Management/Professional Employees; Non-Represented Professional and Management Workers and Confidential Employees


3. ADJOURN

CLOSED SESSION REPORT

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY SPECIAL MEETING: 6:00 P.M.


 CITY COUNCIL REGULAR SESSION:

Immediately following the
conclusion of the
Redevelopment Agency
Special Meeting


 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Council Member Béraud


 ROLL CALL:

Mayor Fonzi
Mayor Pro Tem O’Malley
Council Member Béraud
Council Member Clay
Council Member Kelley


 APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Roll Call
 
 Motion and Vote

A.  CONSENT CALENDAR:
 
 Motion and Vote

(All items on the consent calendar are considered to be routine and non-controversial by City staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the Council or public wishes to comment or ask questions. If comment or discussion is desired by anyone, the item will be removed from the consent calendar and will be considered in the listed sequence with an opportunity for any member of the public to address the Council concerning the item before action is taken. DRAFT MINUTES: Council meeting draft minutes are listed on the Consent Calendar for approval of the minutes. Should anyone wish to request an amendment to draft minutes, the item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and their suggestion will be considered by the City Council. If anyone desires to express their opinion concerning issues included in draft minutes, they should share their opinion during the Community Forum portion of the meeting.)

1. City Council Special Meeting Draft Minutes (Topic: City Treasurer Reports)– January 7, 2010
  • Recommendation: Council approve the Draft Special Meeting Minutes of January 7, 2010. [City Clerk]
2. City Council Special Meeting Draft Minutes (Topic: Employees and Labor Relations)– January 7, 2010
  • Recommendation: Council approve the Draft Special Meeting Minutes of January 7, 2010. [City Clerk]
3. City Council Meeting Draft Minutes – January 12, 2010
  • Recommendation: Council approve the Draft Meeting Minutes of January 12, 2010. [City Clerk]
4. Investment Policy
  • Fiscal Impact: Quarterly reports will save approximately 64 hours of staff time annually, or roughly $3,000.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution amending the City of Atascadero Investment Policy. [Administrative Services]
5. Lease Agreement with Community Redevelopment Agency
  • Fiscal Impact: The City of Atascadero will tender $31,133.00 each month of the Agreement for a total of $1,058,522.00 over the term of the lease. The City expects to be reimbursed by FEMA for the lease payments made during the term.
  • Recommendation: Council authorize City Manager to execute the renewed Lease Agreement between the City of Atascadero and the Atascadero Community Redevelopment Agency. [City Manager]
6. Second Reading - Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance - Title 8 Building Code Text Amendment - PLN 2010-1352 (City of Atascadero)
  • Fiscal Impact: Staff time for review of landscape plans and Landscape Documentation Packages, and to verify landscape installation can be absorbed with existing staff for now.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt on second reading, by title only, draft Ordinance A approving an amendment to Title 8, the Building Code, of the Atascadero Municipal Code, to establish a Water Efficient Landscape and Irrigation Ordinance as required by the State of California. [Community Development]
7. Authorization for Participation in California FIRST State Energy Program Grant
  • Fiscal Impact: There is no fiscal impact to the City. State Energy Program funds will be used to offset California FIRST program start-up costs. If grant funds are not received, the County of San Luis Obispo may pay the fees with the County EECBG funds, or these costs will be absorbed as part of the financing charged to individuals participating in the program in the form of higher borrowing costs. While higher
    borrowing costs would not result in a direct impact to cities and counties, it could negatively impact the level of participation if the cost to finance energy improvements is higher.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt Draft Resolution A, authorizing Sacramento County, as the lead collaborative entity, to apply for funds on behalf of the City of Atascadero for energy efficiency and conservation activities in association with the California FIRST Program, a Statewide AB 811 Energy Efficiency Financing Program. [Community Development]
8. Arts in Public Places Policy Amendment
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendation: Council approve the Arts in Public Places policy as amended. [Community Services]
9. Authorization to Obtain State & Federal Level Summary Criminal History Information
  • Fiscal Impact: No cost, but will provide minimal cost savings for the next three to seven years.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution authorizing the Fire Chief, or his designee from the Atascadero City Fire Department, to access State and Federal level summary criminal history information for all sworn personnel of the Atascadero City Fire Department. [Fire]
10. Road Project Funding – Project Authorization
  • Fiscal Impact: The adoption of these Resolutions will allow future authorizations and/or funding reimbursements to be received by the City on these projects.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt the draft Resolutions, authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute CalTrans documents for specific Federal-Aid projects. [Public Works]


 UPDATES FROM THE CITY MANAGER:
(The City Manager will give an oral report on any current issues of concern to the City Council.)

 COMMUNITY FORUM:
(This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wanting to address the Council on any matter not on this agenda and over which the Council has jurisdiction. Speakers are limited to three minutes. Please state your name for the record before making your presentation. The Council may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. A maximum of 30 minutes will be allowed for Community Forum, unless changed by the Council.)

B. PUBLIC HEARINGS: None.


C. MANAGEMENT REPORTS:


1.  Resolution of Support for the Designation of the “Faces of Freedom” Veterans Memorial
 
 Motion and Vote
  • Fiscal Impact: Staff believes that the designation of the “Faces of Freedom” as the official County Veterans Memorial will have a long term positive impact on Atascadero’s economy due to increased tourism drawn to the area by the Memorial.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution of support, to be presented to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, for the designation of the “Faces of Freedom” Veterans Memorial to be declared the official San Luis Obispo County Veterans Memorial. [Community Services]


2.  Sign Ordinance - Mural Policy Options
 
 Motion and  Vote
  • Fiscal Impact: City payment of AUP fees for murals would likely result in a total cost of $1000 to $2000 annually.
  • Recommendations: Council:
    1. Determine that murals are signs and are subject to the requirements of the sign ordinance. Murals exceeding the size limitations of the sign ordinance would be subject to an Administrative Use Permit (AUP); and,
    2. Establish a new stimulus program to cover $505 of the permit fee and the noticing costs for AUP’s for murals located outside of the RDA boundary. (The resulting cost for applicants will be $100) [Community Development]


3.  Historic City Hall Rehabilitation Project
  • Fiscal Impact: There is no fiscal impact to tonight’s action, however the current estimated City contribution to the City Hall Project now stands at $12.9 million.
  • Recommendation: Information only. [Administrative Services]


 COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REPORTS:
(On their own initiative, Council Members may make a brief announcement or a brief report on their own activities. Council Members may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda. The Council may take action on items listed on the Agenda.)

1. Council Member Ellen Béraud
Council Member Béraud would like to propose that the Council adopt a Resolution to encourage recycling and reduce waste in our community.

 Motion and  Vote

D.  COMMITTEE REPORTS:

(The following represent standing committees. Informative status reports will be given, as felt necessary):

Mayor Fonzi
1. Air Pollution Control District
2. County Mayors Round Table
3. Economic Vitality Corporation, Board of Directors (EVC)
Mayor Pro Tem O’Malley
1. League of California Cities – Council Liaison and CITIPAC Board Member
2. SLO Council of Governments, President (SLOCOG)
3. SLO Regional Transit Authority, President (SLORTA)
4. Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, Member (RWQCB)
Council Member Béraud
1. City / Schools Committee
2. Homeless Services Oversight Council
3. Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)
Council Member Clay
1. City / Schools Committee
Council Member Kelley
1. Atascadero State Hospital Advisory Committee
2. Atascadero Youth Task Force



E.  INDIVIDUAL DETERMINATION AND / OR ACTION:
1. City Council
2. City Clerk
3. City Treasurer
4. City Attorney
5. City Manager


F. ADJOURNMENT: